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Vitra and public transport

Ossett, United...
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Vitra and public transport

I fancy a couple of days in Weil am Rhein, and I particulary want to get to the Vitra design museum. From the small maps that I've found, it seems as though it's quite a ways out of town, and maybe not near public transport. Could anyone advise me, please?

And, did I understand right, the BW Laender Ticket is good right through to Basel?

And, what else is there to do in the area? No car, public transport only.

Thankyou.

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1. Re: Vitra and public transport

Vitra museum is at walking distance (15 minutes) from the main train station or take bus 55 from Basel

take this link for details http://www.bvb.ch/fp_l55.htm

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2. Re: Vitra and public transport

DB timetable

http://reiseauskunft.bahn.de/bin/query.exe/en

From: Weil am Rhein

To: Vitra, Weil am Rhein

> the BW Laender Ticket is good right through to Basel?

To Basel Bad Bf and Basel SBB station.

From Weil am Rhein you can buy single tickets to TNW zones 10 (Basel city) and 40 (Rheinfelden).

www.rvl-online.de/download/RVL-TNW-10-40.pdf

Weil am Rhein is RVL zone 3.

Basel Bad Bf and Basel SBB station are RVL zone 8 and a the same time (of course) part of the TNW zone 10.

Than there is a 24 hours ticket "TriRegio mini" covering the RVL zones 1, 2, 3 + 8, TNW zones 10, 11, 13 + 40 and the french district of Trois Frontiers.

www.rvl-online.de/download/TTR-Karte.pdf

The RVL/TNW tickets cover

- regional trains (e.g. RB, RE, IRE)

- S-Bahn

- trams (in Basel)

- buses

Weil am Rhein Tourism

www.w-wt.de/tourismus_englisch/index.html

Lörrach Tourism - days out in the region

loerrach.de/servlet/…inhalt.html

Basel Tourism

http://www.basel.com/en/welcome.cfm?

Freiburg im...
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3. Re: Vitra and public transport

>maybe not near public transport<

Bus stop "Vitra" is in front of the museum. Walking distance to the town center is 10 minutes.

>what else is there to do in the area?>

Weil am Rhein itself is not exactly a sight, but it is actually a suburb of Basel, where there are a lot of sights to see.

Bus 55 direction "Claraplatz" is going to Basel's town centre.

Buses No. 12 and 16 are running to "Kleinhüningen", where you can change for trams to the town center.

http://www.basel.com/en.cfm/sightseeing/

As of may day there is a historic train running between Weil-Haltingen and Kandern (on sundays):

kandertalbahn.de/html/fahrplan/fahrzeiten.htm

Freiburg and Colmar are also worth a trip.

For Colmar you have to change trains at Basel SBB station.

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